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The Most Interesting Neighbourhoods to Check out in Vienna, Austria

Donaustadt, Wien - Vienna, Austria

Donaustadt is a modern quarter of Vienna, with skyscrapers and business centers

Here is a list with a rough description of Vienna's districts. We will soon add more hightlights to each district, but so far enjoy this outline of the city's neighbourhoods.

1. Innere Stadt:

It is the city centre, with numerous historical sites and few residents.

2. Leopoldstadt:

It is the island between the Danube and the Danube Canal, with Praterstern, Vienna's most frequented traffic spot, and Giant Wheel.

3. Landstraße:

It is on the right bank of the Danube Canal, and includes the Belvedere.

4. Wieden:

It is a small district south of the city centre.

5. Margareten:

It was separated from Wieden in 1861.

6. Mariahilf:

It is a small district on the main shopping lane leading to Westbahnhof.

7. Neubau:

It is a small district on main shopping lane leading to Westbahnhof, and includes the Museumsquartier, a large cultural complex.

8. Josefstadt:

It is a small district close to the Rathaus, Parlement, and the University of Vienna.

9. Alsergrund:

It is the General Hospital district, and includes Sigmund Freud's residence.

10. Favoriten

It is in the southern part of Vienna, and has the largest population, the new main train station, and the city's thermal spa.

11. Simmering:

It is on the right bank of the Donaukanal, and includes the Zentralfriedhof which is the main cemetery.

12. Meidling:

It is on the southern bank of the Wien river.

13. Hietzing:

It is on the southern bank of the Wien river, and includes Schönbrunn Palace.

14. Penzing:

It is on the northern bank of the Wien river, and was separated from Hietzing in 1938. It includes Otto Wagner's Church Am Steinhof.

15. Rudolfsheim-Fünfhaus:

It is on the northern bank of the Wien river.

16. Ottakring:

It is on the western outskirts and includes Vienna's traditional brewery.

17. Hernals:

It is on the northwestern outskirts of Vienna.

18. Währing:

It is on the northwestern outskirts of Vienna, and includes the Türkenschanzpark around which was founded the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.

19. Döbling:

It is on the northern outskirts of Vienna, and includes the classical Heurigen district.

20. Brigittenau:

It is on the same island as Leopoldstadt, and was separated in 1900.

21. Floridsdorf:

It is on the left bank of the Danube, and includes industry areas. It is the northernmost part of Vienna.

22. Donaustadt:

It is on the left bank of the Danube, and is the largest district in size. It includes UN City, the largest convention hall in Vienna.

23. Liesing:

It is the southernmost least population dense district, and includes the Wotruba Church.

(Source: Wikipedia - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Districts_of_Vienna)